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There’s a lot happening in our world. Progress. Partnerships. Stakeholders. Community stories. Staying connected and on top of it all is super important to us. We hope you feel the same! We’ll share updates and features on our programs, mission partners and stakeholders regularly from here on out. Stop by for a visit every few weeks, and please sign up for our email updates so you don’t miss anything important. And let us know if you have a story you think we should share!

Learning to Work Together: The Importance of Safety Drills May Take Some Time to Sink In

May 14, 2021 / by The "I Love U Guys" Foundation posted in All

Ryan Cothran has his hands full. His corner of the world, the upper South Carolina’s Spartanburg/Greenville area, is growing. His school district is in the process of building two new schools at a time when groups are facing the challenges of social gathering. As the Director of Safety and Emergency Services for Spartanburg District Five, […]
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The Standard Response Protocol (SRP) as a Center of Gravity

April 16, 2021 / by The "I Love U Guys" Foundation posted in All

“Everything—posters, letters to parents, teacher cards… everything [The “I Love U Guys” Foundation] provides has already been in the field and communicated through teacher training and communications.” – Francesco (Frank) Frangella, the Director of Safety and Security for the Martin County School District in Florida   In a recent conversation with The “I Love U […]
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The Connection Between Fire Safety and Safety From Crises and Emergencies In Schools

April 5, 2021 / by The "I Love U Guys" Foundation posted in All

1958 was the last time a public K-12 school fire resulted in fatalities. A fire started in a barrel of oily rags in the basement of Our Lady of the Angels School in Chicago, IL — as fire and smoke grew through the stairs and wood floors, someone rightly tripped the fire alarm, but it […]
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$100 Million+ Available In School Safety Grant Funding

March 31, 2021 / by The "I Love U Guys" Foundation posted in All

On Wednesday, March 24th, 2021, representatives from the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) and the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) hosted a webinar led by: Lindsay Burton David Adams Lynette Chambliss The Funding School Safety: Department of Justice Grant Opportunities webinar highlighted school safety-related grants available to K-12 schools through […]
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What The Experts Are Saying About Virtual Classroom Safety

February 19, 2021 / by The "I Love U Guys" Foundation posted in All

When the classroom is most anywhere The pandemic rages on. Even with vaccines beginning to flow into communities—and educators finally getting their rightful place on the priority list—the threat of infection is still very real. As the return to in-person education rises, schools are still faced with targeted closures and with balancing hybrid models of […]
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